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Raymond Andrew Winstone
Hackney, London, England
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Ray Winstone Fast Facts:
Joined the Repton Amateur Boxing Club in London at age 12, winning 80 out of 88 fights over 10 years.
Three-time London Schoolboy Champion.
Represented England twice as a welterweight.
Went to the movies weekly with his father; often they would sit through the films twice.
Enrolled at the Corona Stage Academy in 1974, but was expelled for puncturing the headmistress' tires as revenge for being excluded from the Christmas party.
First big role came when he accompanied a friend to an audition---and then was cast by the director---for the 1977 British TV-movie
, which was so violent that it was banned by the BBC; it was released theatrically two years later.
Starred as a boxer named Kenny Fox in the 1980 British series
During an audition for the first
prequel, asked an unimpressed George Lucas if he needed a nap (Winstone did not get the part).
After twice being declared bankrupt, revived his career with a role in Kathy Burke's 1990 play,
, which eventually led to a part in Gary Oldman's 1997 directorial debut,
Nil by Mouth
During his audition for 2006's
, director Martin Scorsese complimented him on his brown leather jacket and asked if he would wear it during filming. When Winstone said yes, Scorsese told him he got the part.
Ray Winstone Relationships:
Ellie Rae Winstone - Daughter
Jaime Winstone - Daughter
Elaine McCausland Winstone - Wife
Margaret Richardson Winstone - Mother
Raymond John Winstone - Father
Lois Winstone - Daughter
Ray Winstone Awards:
1979 BAFTA Film Awards: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles - Nominee
1997 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2005 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actor - Nominee
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